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Edmonton Oilers sign free-agent defenceman Sheldon Souray to contract

The native of Elk Point, Alta., agreed to an undisclosed deal with the team on Thursday. Souray is coming off a career season with the Montreal Canadiens in which he had 26 goals and 64 points. His previous single-season bests were 15 goals and 39 points.

The 30-year-old spent six seasons in Montreal after starting his career in New Jersey. He was one of the top free-agent defencemen available this summer.

In 506 career games with the Canadiens and Devils, Souray has 186 points (66-120) in 506 games.



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